In this episode of Bits and Bytes, we're going to see computer games and computer simulations can be used in education. We'll analyse what the elements of a good game are and we'll see how these are really the same elements that go to make a good lesson. We'll also explore the meanings of the word analogue and digital, and what that mysterious phrase 'booting DOS' means.
Bits and Bytes was a Canadian television series, produced by TVOntario in 1983. It starred Luba Goy as the instructor, and Billy Van as the student. For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bits_and_bytes. Also note that this series is no longer available for sale, and has been made available here for posterity.